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The archaeology of early Rome and Latium

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The archaeology of early Rome and Latium
Title
The archaeology of early Rome and Latium
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The archaeology of early Rome has progressed rapidly and dramatically over the last century. The excavation of the shrine of Aeneas at Lavinium and the report of walls of the Romulean city discovered on the slopes of the Palatine Hill are two of the widely reported major developments of the last quarter century. Less well-known are the richly furnished tombs of the seventh century BC, once known solely from the tombs at Praeneste, and now documented by finds throughout Latium. The largest necropolis of the early Latian Iron Age, some 600 tombs, has been explored at Osteria dell'Osa. In Rome, patrician houses of the sixth century BC have been excavated beside the Sacra Via. New archaic inscriptions, notably that of Publius Valerius from Satricum, have been found, and the authenticity of the inscription once thought to be the earliest example of Latin writing (the graffito of the "Praeneste Fibula") has been challenged. The Archaeology of Early Rome and Latinum fills the need for an English guide to these discoveries and the many controversies resulting from them. In preparation, the author interviewed most of the leading figures in current research on the early periods of Rome and has illustrated the book with over 130 photographs, maps and line drawings
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holloway, R. Ross
Index
no index present
LC call number
DG63
LC item number
.H57 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Lazio (Italy)
Label
The archaeology of early Rome and Latium
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. A brief outline of Roman history ; A brief outline of late Italian prehistory ; Building stone in early Rome -- Tombs of the Forum and Esquiline -- Chronology -- Huts and houses -- The Sant'omobono sanctuary -- The lapis niger and the archaic Forum ; Archaic votive deposits in Rome -- Walls ; The walls of Veii -- Osteria Dell'osa -- Castel Di Decima ; Acqua Acetosa, Laurentina ; Ficana ; and Crustumerium -- Lavinium -- Satricum -- Praeneste. The "princely tombs" ; The fibula praenestina -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 203 pages
Isbn
9780415080651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The archaeology of early Rome and Latium
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. A brief outline of Roman history ; A brief outline of late Italian prehistory ; Building stone in early Rome -- Tombs of the Forum and Esquiline -- Chronology -- Huts and houses -- The Sant'omobono sanctuary -- The lapis niger and the archaic Forum ; Archaic votive deposits in Rome -- Walls ; The walls of Veii -- Osteria Dell'osa -- Castel Di Decima ; Acqua Acetosa, Laurentina ; Ficana ; and Crustumerium -- Lavinium -- Satricum -- Praeneste. The "princely tombs" ; The fibula praenestina -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 203 pages
Isbn
9780415080651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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